IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

LivingPackets uses IoT, crowdshipping to transform deliveries

LivingPackets is using the IoT to disrupt the courier and postal industries, combining the latest technology with crowdshipping to reduce the carbon footprint of B2B...

Alibaba makes inroads with autonomous vehicle tests

Following in the tyre tracks of domestic rivals Baidu and Tencent, Chinese technology giant Alibaba is the latest company to hit the road with driverless...

Tesla too reliant on robots for manufacturing Model 3, says Musk

After missing its target of producing 2,500 Model 3 cars per week at the end of Q1 2018, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed...

Waymo applies for driver-free autonomous cars tests in California | Analysis

Waymo, the driverless technology division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has applied to test completely autonomous cars on California roads, without safety drivers onboard. Waymo...

Is Porsche missing the point with its Mission E electric plans?

NEWSBYTE German carmaker Porsche is investing heavily in the electric vehicle space with Mission E, the first fully electric Porsche, available soon. The Volkswagen-owned...

Driverless cars could create 100,000 jobs in Ireland – report

Embracing driverless car technologies could create up to 100,000 jobs in Ireland, according to a report by professional services and engineering firm, Arup. The report...

Amazon takes on government in battle over deliveries

Chris Middleton explains why the US government's attacks on Amazon have revealed an uncomfortable truth for Jeff Bezos' company: there simply aren't enough people...

Reinventing the wheel: Why smart tyres give the IoT real grip

The race is on to develop smart tyres that rely on IoT connectivity to deliver greater safety, increased fuel efficiency, and longer tyre life,...

Uber relaunching as Amazon-style hub for connecting all transport

Uber's launch of Uber Rent, JUMP integration, and public transport ticketing signal that it now sees itself as an Amazon-style marketplace for frictionless transport,...

Waymo sees road ahead with new connected partnerships

ANALYSIS: Malek Murison looks at what the future may hold for Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving division, in the wake of damaged public confidence in autonomous...

Uber buys electric bike-share startup JUMP in connected transport deal

Uber has announced the acquisition of electric bike-sharing company, JUMP Bikes. The purchase signals Uber’s strategic shift away from a sole focus on cars and...

Direct-to-Orbit IoT: Boeing invests in Myriota

NEWSBYTE: Aerospace giant Boeing has invested in Myriota, an Adelaide, Australia-based Internet of Things (IoT) start-up that is seeking to transform the satellite communications...